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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48879
Last updated: 6 November 2020
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Time:08:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI
Owner/operator:74 Squadron Royal Air Force (74 Sqn RAF)
Registration: TB593
C/n / msn: 4D-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ruinerweide, Ruinen, Drenthe -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Departure airport:B.85 Schijndel
Destination airport:
The engine cut out after loosing the droptank, while engaged in an armed recce operation.

F/Sgt. R.F. Racey performed a forced landing and was taken prisoner of war.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Mar-2020 18:13 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Mar-2020 18:13 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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